In accordance with its 2016 Annual Work Plan and within the framework of Statistical Capacity Building (StatCaB) Programme, SESRIC organised the Training Course on 'Inbound Tourism Statistics' at the State Statistical Committee (SSC) of the Republic of Azerbaijan on 21-22 November 2016.
The Training Course was conducted by Mr. Cem Kolmaz, an Expert from Turkish Statistical Institute (TurkStat) of the Republic of Turkey, with the participation of 3 of officials of SSC.
As defined in the Classification of Statistical Activities (CSA Rev. 1 - October 2009; http://goo.gl/olg3Tz); Tourism–covers statistics regarding visitor activity (such as arrivals/departures, overnight stays, expenditures, purpose of the visit, etc.) associated to different forms of tourism (inbound, domestic and outbound), tourism industries activity and infrastructure, employment and tourism satellite accounts.
The Training Course on 'Inbound Tourism Statistics' included discussion activities with a focus on the following topics:
Inbound Tourism Statistics in Turkey
Inbound Tourism Statistics in Azerbaijan
Outbound Visitors Survey
Departing Visitors Survey
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